Drug Profile


Alternative Names: CTA-018; CTA018 Capsule; CTA018 Cream; CTA018 Injection; Lunacalcipol; MT-2832

Latest Information Update: 04 Nov 2018

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At a glance

  • Originator Johns Hopkins University
  • Developer Cytochroma; OPKO Health
  • Class Antipsoriatics; Vitamin D analogues
  • Mechanism of Action Calcitriol stimulants; CYP24 inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Psoriasis; Secondary hyperparathyroidism

Most Recent Events

  • 24 Jun 2018 Biomarkers information updated
  • 07 Feb 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Secondary hyperparathyroidism in USA (IV)
  • 23 May 2016 OPKO Health plans a phase IIb trial for Secondary hyperparathyroidism in USA (IV) (OPKO Health website, May 2016)
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